Sanguem police on Thursday arrested deputy sarpanch of Neturlim panchayat Abhijeet Dessai and two other residents – Harshad Prabhudessai and Ulhas Gaus for allegedly assaulting electricity personnel deputed at Vaddem power station. All three were later granted bail.
Reliable sources informed that the trio, being annoyed over power cut on the night of October 5 at Neturlim, reportedly went to the power station at Vaddem and allegedly assaulted the electricity personnel there after a heated argument.
Later assistant engineer K Sosi, attached to the power station at Sanguem, lodged a complaint against the trio for allegedly assaulting the personnel on duty.
Sanguem police subsequently arrested the three under Sections 353 and 506 of IPC. PSI Manoj Malik is investigating the case.